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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

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We at ADVANCE NETWORK-Community Advancement for Better Life (C.A.F.B.L.) realized the distructive power of POVERTY, Hunger, Starvation in the society and Urban joblessness that threatens all of our communities, which we are concerned and committed to eliminte and in need your support to the cause.  We have the plan to eradicate the poverty, for instance, we will advocate and lobby for Improved education, Canceling depts of any form, Removing business barriers, Minimum wage Increase and affordable housing. 
 

The following are most of the resources that you can contact for further assistance.     
 
 
 
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI)
 CALL: 1-800-206-7218
CANADA PENSION PLAN (CPP)
CALL: 1-800-277-9914
ONTARIO DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM
CALL: 416- 326-1880
SOCIAL ASSISTANCE BENEFITS
CALL: 416-392-8623
 

Below is the list that shows where the 14 local Social Services offices are located in the City of Toronto. Clients can locate their postal codes in the right-hand column of the chart to see which office they should call for assistance. You can also take a look at the Social Services locations map (PDF 270Kb).

Office Address General Inquiry/
Intake Number
Service Area by Postal Code
Scarborough West
Social Services
1225 Kennedy R Unit I.
Scarborough M1P 2L4
416-392-2800

416-392-2725

M1K M1L M1M M1N M1P M1R
Scarborough North
Social Services
5639
Finch Ave. E.
Scarborough
M1B 5L1
416-397-1000

416-397-1010

M1B M1C M1E M1G M1H M1J M1S M1T M1V M1W M1X
North York East Social Services 20 Lesmill Rd.
North York
M3B 2T5
416-392-2850

416-392-2811

M2H M2J M2K M2L M2M M2N M2P M2R M3A M3B M4N M5M
North York West
Social Services
1860
Wilson Ave.
North York
M9M 3A7
416-392-6500

416-397-0185

M3L M3N M9L M9M M9N
North York Central
Social Services
1117
Finch Ave. W.
North York
M3J 2P7
416-397-9450

416-397-9451

M3H M3J M3K M3M M6A M6L
East York Social Services 1450 O’Connor Dr
Bldg. 1, Unit 33,
North York
M4B 2T8
416-392-3400

416-392-3421

M3C M4A M4B M4C M4G M4H M4J M4K
East Toronto
Social Services
1631
Queen St. E.
Toronto
M4L 1G4
416-392-3200

416-392-3213

M4E M4L M4M
Central Toronto Social Services 150
Eglinton Ave. E.
Suite 900
Toronto
M4P 3E2
416-397-1800

416-397-5100

M4P M4R M4S M4T M4V M5N M5P M5R M6B M6C M6E
Downtown Toronto
Social Services
111
Wellesley St. E.
Toronto
M4Y 3A7
416-392-5300

416-392-5100

M4W M4X M4Y M5A
High Park/ Parkdale Social Services 1900
Dundas St. W.
Toronto
M6R 3B6
416-397-7800

416-397-7900

M6J M6K M6R
Metro Hall Social Services 214 Wellington St. W.
Toronto
M5V 3C6
416-392-2600

416-392-2635

M5B M5C M5E M5G M5H M5J M5K M5L M5S M5T M5V M5W M5X M6G
Etobicoke North Social Services 220 Attwell Dr.
Unit 4,
Etobicoke
M9W 6T9
416-392-6400

416-392-6405

M9R M9V M9W
York/Humber
Social Services
605 Rogers Rd.
Toronto
M6M 1B9
416-392-6200

416-392-6242

M6H M6M M6N
Etobicoke South
Social Services
779 The Queensway
Etobicoke
M8Z 1N4
416-392-6550

416-397-0330

M6P M6S M8V M8W M8X M8Y M8Z M9A M9B M9C M9P


Service in other languages

To get information on Ontario Works in a language other than English, please refer to the numbers listed below for service in various languages. Staff will provide general information about the Social Services Division and details on where to apply. Written requests for information can also be sent to:

Toronto Social Services
Client Services and Information Unit
55 John Street 12th floor
Metro Hall Station 1123
Toronto Ontario
M5V 3C6

Language Lines

English 416-392-8623
Chinese 416-397-7383
Farsi/Persian 416-392-2987
French 416-397-7385
Polish 416-392-4225
Portuguese 416-397-7381
Russian 416-397-0123
Somali 416-397-7384
Spanish 416-397-7382
Vietnamese 416-397-1787
TTY 416-392-2594 or
416-392-2823


Other Information Lines

Fraud Hotline 416-392-8980
After Hour Emergencies
6 p.m - 10 p.m.
(Weekdays)
10 a.m -10 p.m
(Weekends)
416-392-8600

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Below is the most current list of Food Banks available in the Toronto City.

South Brampton Food Bank
St. Ann's Church
St. Bartholomew's Church
St. Christopher House
St. James Humber Bay Food Pantry
St. John the Compassionate
St. Luke's Deacon's Cupboard
St. Monica's Place
St. Ninian's Food Depot
St. Paul's Breakfast Club
St. Paul's Catholic Church Food Pantry
St. Peter's Food Depot
St. Philip's Pantry
St. Stephen's Corner Drop-In
South Asian Women's Centre
The Stop
Street Haven
Streetlight
Storefront Humber Inc.
Syme Woolner Neighbourhood Association
Toronto Adventist Community Services
Toronto Friendship Centre
Toronto PWA Foundation
Touchstone Youth Centre
Transition House
Transitional & Supportive Housing Services of York Region
Tulip's Food Sharing Program
Turning Point Youth Services
Tuxedo Court
2490 St. Clair Avenue Tenants
University of Toronto Food Bank
Vaughan Road Food Bank
Walmer Road Baptist Church
West Hill Community Services
West Mall Residents' Group
White Light Hospice
Women's Centre of York Region
Women's Habitat of Etobicoke
Women's Health in Women's Hands
Y's Wish Shelter
Yonge Street Mission
York Region Food Network
YWCA of Durham
YWCA Tenants' Association
YWCA Women's Shelter
Youth Unlimited

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Below is the most current list of Food Banks available in the Toronto City.

Agincourt Community Services
Agincourt Pentecostal Church
All Saints Cat Food Bank (A)
Aboriginal Crisis Centre
Anishnawbe Health Toronto
Applegrove Community Centre (A)
Archway
Aurora Food Pantry (A)
Beach Interfaith
Bethel Church of God
Black Creek Food Sharing
Blake/Boultbee Supplemental
Braeburn Neighbourhood Place
Brimley Acres
Canadian Red Cross
Cabbagetown Tenants' Association
Calvary Baptist Church
Caribbean Canadian Catholic Church
Christian Resource Centre
Christie/Ossington Drop-In
Church of St. George
Churches By The Bluffs
Churches On-the-Hill
Cooper's Mills
Cornerstone Community Association
COSTI Immigrant Services
Council Fire Native Cultural Centre
Covenant House Toronto
Creating Together
Culture Link
Daily Bread On Site Programs
Dundas Public School
Eastmall Tenants' Foodsharing
East Toronto Seventh Day Adventist Church
Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre
Emily Stowe Shelter
Emmanuel Howard Park
Eternal Bread of Life Ministries
Evergreen Drop-In Centre
Extra Mile Ministries
Fareshare Oakville Food Bank (A)
Fife House
Flemingdon Park Ministry
Fort York C.A.C.
Fred Victor Snack Program
Fred Victor Women's Hostel
Fred Victor Women's Day
George Brown Student Association
Georgina Food Pantry (A)
Glen Rhodes United Church
Good AIS
Good Neighbour's Club
Good News Church of God
The Good Shepherd Centre
Harbourfront CHEFS
Helping Hands
Holy Family Breakfast Club
Humewood House
John Gibson House
Juliette's Place
L.A.M.P. ASK! Community Information Centre
L.A.M.P. Commmunity Health Centre
La Paz Co-op
Lighthouse, The
Living Faith Food Program
Margaret Frazer House
Markham Food Bank (A)
Matthew House
Matt Talbot Houses / St. Michael's Halfway Homes
McClain Park CHEFS
McCormack CHEFS
Metropolitan United Church
Monsignor Fraser Breakfast Club
Native Canadian Centre
Native Men's Residence
Native Women's Resource Centre
Nazarene Emmanuel CHEFS
Neilson Club Helping People
Nellie's
Newmarket Food Pantry (A)
Oasis Community Centre
Our Lady Of Lourdes Food Program
Our Place
PARC
Parent Resources
Parkdale CFAR
Parkdale Focus Breakfast Club
Parkdale Pre-Natal Program
Parkwood Rayoak
Project C.A.N.O.E. (A)
Queensway Cathedral
Regent Park Minor Hockey League
Richmond Hill Community Food Bank (A)
Roncesvalles Foodsharing
Ryerson Community Food Room
Scarborough Crossroads Family Resource Centre
Scarborough Hope Centre
Scott Mission
S.E.C.G.
Seventh Day Adventist Church Oshawa
Simcoe Hall Settlement House
Sistering Drop-In Centre
Sojourn House